B.C.’s Most Expensive Properties 2014
1. 3085 Point Grey Road, Vancouver, British Columbia
Assessed Value $54,206,000 (+54.13% 2013 $35,168,000)
This sprawling waterfront estate moved up from second place last year to first with a value of $54,206,000. Owned by Chip Wilson, the founder of Lululemon, this unfinished mansion sits on an oversized lot with 187′ of frontage. Chip purchased two lots and combined them. Upon completion the home will have 7 bedrooms and 9 bathrooms.
2. 4707 Belmont Avenue, Vancouver, British Columbia
Assessed Value $46,023,000 (+17.2% 2013 $39,269,000)
Last year this palatial estate came in just shy of $40 million and was number one on the list of most expensive properties in B.C. Now second, this mansion on Belmont Avenue offers over 25,000 square feet. It’s said to sit on 1.7-acres with 10 bedrooms and 17 bathrooms. Features include a 13,000 square foot lap pool, a 4,700 square foot squash court, and a 665 square foot porch. The current owner purchased the lot in 2005 for $8.7 million cash. The property provides unmatched views of the Strait of Georgia, Bowen Island, and Vancouver.
3. 4719 Belmont Avenue, Vancouver, British Columbia
Assessed Value $28,624,000 (+12.19% 2013 $25,513,000)
Belmont Avenue is one of, if not the most expensive street to live on in Vancouver, BC. It’s lined with several massive estate homes. This home was built in 1997, has six bedrooms and 10 bathrooms, and sits on a large 60,000 square foot lot. It was designed by Formwerks Architecture.
4. 4743 Belmont Avenue, Vancouver, British Columbia
Assessed Value $25,557,000 (+21.2% 2013 $21,087,000)
This magnificent mansion was designed by architect Ernest Collins and built by Century Gate. It reportedly took three years to complete and offers over 16,000 square feet on a 1.5 acre lot.
5. 5696 Newton Wynd, Vancouver, British Columbia
Assessed Value $25,295,000 (-0.49% 2013 $25,420,000)
This luxury estate home was designed by architect Ernest Collins and built by G Wilson Construction in the mid 90s. The mansion is set within a park-like setting with manicured gardens and lawns. The house itself is said to be around 18,000 square feet.
6. 4773 Belmont Ave., Vancouver, British Columbia
Assessed Value $24,978,000 (+36.44% 2013 $18,307,000)
This property was built in 2010 on about an acre of land along the prestigious Belmont Avenue.
7. 4857 Belmont Avenue, Vancouver, British Columbia
Assessed Value $24,547,000 (-0.17% 2013 $24,590,000)
Originally built in 1986, this house is said to have five bedrooms & eight bathrooms. We have a suspicion the home picture above has been torn down and a new estate home has taken its place.
8. 3330 Radcliffe Avenue, West Vancouver, British Columbia
Assessed Value $24,411,000 (+3.56% 2013 $23,571,000)
Previously listed at $18 million in 2004, this custom mansion sold for $17 million, making it the most expensive sale in Canadian history at the time. It was put up for sale again in 2007 and sold for $28.8 million. It was designed by architect Russell Hollingsworth and includes over 200′ of waterfront, and about 11,000 square feet of space.
9. 2815 Point Grey Road, Vancouver, British Columbia
Assessed Value $24,158,000 (-1.04% 2013 $24,413,000)
This one is reportedly owned by Army & Navy owner Jacqui Cohen. The mansion is quite private with a park directly to the left and a small home to the right with another park beyond that. Last year it was number six on the most expensive properties.
10. 2588 Bellevue Avenue, West Vancouver, British Columbia
Assessed Value $23,298,000 (+11.2% 2013 $20,952,000)
This grand waterfront concrete mansion was built by architect Russell Hollingsworth.